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Kumu Michelle Manu

Meet Kumu Michelle Manu, 2022's special invited martial arts guest!
  • -10th-degree black belt and Kumu (teacher) of the rarely seen ancient Hawaiian Combat Art, Lua
  • -The only woman thus far to be given the designation of “Knight Commander” of the Royal Order of Kamehameha
  • -2016 Martial Arts History Museum Hall of Fame inductee for altering the course of the history of martial arts
  • -Expert wood weapons maker
  • -Professional Polynesian Hula dancer and choreographer
  • -Juris Doctorate from George Washington University
  • -Senior executive leadership credentials from Harvard Business School
  • -Master’s in Metaphysical Science
  • -2022 Ph.D. Candidate
  • -Kumu Po’okela (Chief Instructor) of Nā Koa, Inc., and a women’s empowerment educator,
  • -Teaches the SHE (Super Hero Experience) Program - a self-defense program for everyday women
  • -Teaches personal safety to individuals in high-risk professions and environments.
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